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File:Bust Sappho Musei Capitolini MC1164.jpg|thumb|Bust (sculpture)|Bust of Sappho, inscribed Σαπφὼ Ἐρεσία (''Sappho Eresia'', "Sappho of Eresos"). Roman copy of a Greek original of the 5th century BC.|alt=A stone bust of a woman with long hair '''Sappho''' (; Attic Greek , Aeolic Greek , ''Psappho'' ; c. 630 – c. 570 BC) was an archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. Sappho wrote Greek lyric|lyric poetry, and is best known for her poems about love. Most of Sappho's poetry is now lost, and survives only in fragmentary form. As well as lyric poetry, three epigrams attributed to Sappho are preserved, but these are in fact Hellenistic imitations. Little is known of Sappho's life. She was from a wealthy family from Lesbos, though the names of both of her parents are uncertain. Ancient sources say that she had three brothers; the names of two of them are mentioned in the Brothers Poem...
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